Contact Us

All fields are required.

[recaptcha]

Address:
5-7 Churchyard
Hitchin,
Hertfordshire
SG5 1HR

Phone: 01462 432088
Fax: 01462 421392
Email: enquiries@shephardandakay.co.uk

Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday: 09:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Parking:
There is ample parking within a few minutes’ walk of the practice.

Coming from A1, leave at junction 8, take A602 towards town centre. You will see the short term car parks on Queen Street and Portmill Lane in front of St Mary’s Church. We are directly behind St Mary’s at 5-7 Churchyard*.

Coming from Letchworth/ Baldock on A505, follow the signs to town centre past the Train Station, follow Walsworth Road until you reach the short term car parks on Queen Street and Portmill Lane in front of St Mary’s Church. We are directly behind St Mary’s at 5-7 Churchyard*.

Coming from Luton on A505, turn left at the junction of A505 and A602, you will see the sign for Lairage multi storey car park 50 yds ahead, next to Waitrose car park entrance. On leaving the car park, head towards the town centre through the Arcade. You will come to the Market Place. Turn left into Churchyard at the bottom of the Market Place by Starbucks, we are at No 5-7*.

*Please note that Churchyard is a pedestrianised area. However, please contact us for instructions if you have limited mobility and need to be dropped off directly in front of the practice.

TESTIMONIALS

  • “I wouldn’t go anywhere else now. Friendly, attentive staff, and a very thorough eye exam”

    S.E, Shefford
  • “Every time I have gone elsewhere, I have regretted it! Great service and consistent friendly staff”

    Miss N.M, Hitchin
  • “Mr Akay takes time and trouble with my eyes and is always happy to answer any concerns and questions I may have”

    S.H, Luton
  • “Very impressed with the attention to detail and thoroughness of the eye test”

    D.H, Hitchin
  • “By far the best and most comprehensive eye care I have received. Great service and great care.”

    H.W, Hitchin
  • “I would recommend anyone with Keratoconus to visit Shephard and Akay as they are clearly experts in this field.”

    Toby
  • “If you are looking for a good optician, I highly recommend a visit to Shephard and Akay.”

    Diane, Hitchin
  • “Mr Akay goes the extra mile to ensure that his patients receive the personalised help that they need.”

    I. Talks, Ashwell
  • “Very efficient, helpful staff. I have a petite face and it’s been a joy to find an optician who helps with smaller frames- they are perfect!”

    Dora, St Albans